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leishmaniasis

noun leish·man·i·a·sis \ˌlēsh-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs\
plural leish·man·i·a·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of LEISHMANIASIS

:  infection with or disease caused by leishmanias

Origin of LEISHMANIASIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1912

leishmaniasis

noun leish·man·i·a·sis \ˌlēsh-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural leish·man·i·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of LEISHMANIASIS

:  infection with or disease (as kala-azar or oriental sore) caused by leishmanias

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